Getting down and dirty


Winter is looming and with it the skiing season. Well, not so much in Dubai, where you can get your 90 second spin downhill all year round indoors. Or take it to the sanddunes.

If you’re planning to hit the slopes, you’re probaly already searching the web for that stylish warm winter parka. 100% down preferrably for extra warmth and fluffiness.

I am not an avid wintersports person and have never thought much about this part of fashion. But one thing I feel passionately about is ethical fashion, protecting the environment and animal welfare. I knew about forcefeeding for Foie Gras, but never thought about the feathers.

I had a newsletter in my inbox this morning from Patagonia, who I admire very much for their active concern about how their actions influence the environment and how they can minimise these effects.

Head over to their website and watch the adorable skiing goose find out about the pickle its fellow feathers find themselves in:



Think before you buy!